On 29 July ICE assistant director Robert Huxford was interviewed about highway liability claims by Douglas Cameron on LBC's 'Drivetime' programme. He was also reported in that day's Evening Standard.
On 2 July Sir Alan Cockshaw attended the opening ceremony for the new Hong Kong airport at Chep Lap Kok.
The President and Director General & Secretary met with Sir John Egan on 21 July to discuss the recommendations of Egan's construction task force. A country-wide series of ICE conferences is planned to discuss the task force recommendations.
The AME has produced the following new briefing sheets: Highways Agency Toolkits; The Transport White Paper A New Deal for Transport; Urban Transport Prospectus. For copies, send an A4 sized sae to the AME office, 1 Great George Street, London, SW1P 3AA.
On 9 July former prime minister Baroness Thatcher attended a lecture organised by the Centre for Policy Studies given at ICE. Former Conservative Cabinet minister Peter Lilley delivered a lecture at ICE on 13 July for the Social Market Foundation.
ICE has responded in the past month to government consultation papers on the following subjects: the Asbestos Regulations; Building Control Charges; a sustainable development strategy for south east England; economic instruments and the business use of energy; the Environment Agency's R&D strategy; accommodating household growth on brownfield sites; and the government's review of energy sources for power generation. For further information contact Rebecca Liddy on: (0171) 665 2211; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org